Being one of the prime tourist destinations in Kerala, Kochi has lots of small shops but stuffed with quite attractive items. The shopping section in Kochi is very strong as it has different types of trinkets to be bought for yourself or for your dear ones. Handicrafts item are the main attraction for visitors in any of the old-fashioned shops in Kochi as the local people are mainly skilled in making unique handicraft items. Like, one could see wonderful collection of articles like mat, bangles, bead jewellery, wooden items, bamboo items and also many other things. The city is not so developed to have huge shopping malls but gradually, it is inclining towards that concept also. The key places from where one can shop are the Marine Drive, MG Road, The Penata Menaka Complex, etc.